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Accident: 201504727 - Employee Lacerated Foot In Sod Stripper

Accident: 201504727 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 04/20/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30733359104/29/20040782Rmt Golf And Sport
On April 20, 2004, Employee #1 got off the tractor to investigate a noise, which seemed to come from the sod stripper. He ignored previous instructions and did not turn the tractor off. The sod stripper was pulled by a tractor, and it continued to move as long as the tractor was on. Employee #1 also did not pay attention to a loud audible alarm from the tractor and the shouts from his employer. Employee #1's foot was caught in the sod stripper and was deeply lacerated. Employee #1 was hospitalized for several days.
Keywords: alarm, lockout, caught between, laceration, noise, tractor, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307333591 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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